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energy jobs. and millionaire pat toomey? he's for the big oil polluters. toomey voted to protect twenty-four billion dollars in tax breaks for oil companies. and they've given toomey seven hundred thousand dollars in campaign contributions. pat toomey: he's not for us. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> right now on "eyewitness news", prosecutors are preparing terrorism charges against a man accused of leaving bombs in new jersey and new york city. good afternoon, i'm brooke thomas. right now authorities say they've discovered notes in the suspect's own handwriting. >> i'm jim donovan, those notes could shed what a light is on this man's journey to
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radicalism. brook silva bragga live in linden, new jersey where the suspect lived, brooke? >> reporter: good afternoon, brooke, jim, very busy morning here at the rahami residence, his father muhammad has come out of the building three times in the last two hours, the first time he came out, we were very surprised we went up to him and he said i made comment that we'll hear now. >> the father of terror suspect ahmad khan rahami stood outside the family home this morning and said he called the fbi2 years ago. investigators are now piecing together clues about his 28 year old son, in what might have driven him to bombings in new york and new jersey over the weekend. sources tell cbs news they recovered handwritten note and not book. writings reveal he may have been radicalized. >> as far as working alone, they'll investigate, go through all of the records, social media, his phone.
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>> suspect on the run for just 50 hours, before police arrested him in a shoot-out in new jersey, investigators think he left a trail of clues including fingerprints and dna. his face captured by surveillance cameras,. rahami is u.s. citizen born in afghanistan. news has learned he traveled recently afghanistan at least three times and at least once to pakistan. here in new jersey rahami lived in this house in elizabeth. just upstairs from the family chicken restaurant. the rahami's clashed with the community over noise complaints, and accused of city of anti-muslim sentiment in a lawsuit later terminated. rahami underwent surgery for his injuries from the shoot-out, being held on more than $5 million bail, and so far is said to not be cooperating with law enforcement. those charges and that bail are criminal charges, any terrorism related charges are still to come. authorities have been careful to say they don't have yet
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motive. but the writings in the notebooks did include references to osama bin laden, and what authorities describe as gibberish about americans killing muslims. >> well, brooke, have we learned anything else from the suspect's father at this point? >> reporter: well, as i said, he's come out few different times, and we weren't sure what he said the first time. it sounded like he said i called the fbi2 years ago. he came out the second time, we asked him to confirm that, and he said yes, i called to the f.b.i. it was such a difficult situation, it was very hard to hear what he said, although, it sounded like he may have have said my son is not a terrorist, indicating there was some other motivation behind these bol action, very little to go on, and he's no longer here. >> thanks so much, brooke, for the update. we appreciate it. you can stay with "eyewitness news" for continuing coverage of the terror at home, we'll bring you live updates here on tv and on our website
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cbsphilly.com. >> philadelphia police sergeant set to be released from the hospital any moment now after she was shot in a deadly shoot-out friday night. "eyewitness news" reporter alexandria hoff joins us live from penn presbyterian medical center with the story, alex? >> brooke, officers sylvia set to be released from the hospital within the half hour, as you can see, behind me, just so much support from her fellow comrads, who came so close to losing two of their own friday night. officer eddie miller released from the hospital yesterday. the second officer injured, eddie miller, spoke publicly for the first time last night after he along with philadelphia police sergeant sylvia young were shot numerous times in a rampage at the hands of suspected gunman, nicholas glenn. miller is seen here, at the moment he was shot in his hip and leg. >> training just kicks in, and you do what you have to do. >> the violent tear began late friday night. police say glenn fired 18 shots into young's police
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cruiser before shooting into a night club injuring security guard and then into a nearby vehicle, containing a man and a woman. that woman later died of her injuries. miller was shot during a shoot-out with the suspect that took place in a alleyway. glenn was killed in that exchange. for sergeant young, police call her recovery a miracle. saying that of the 18 shots fired at her, a number of them hit into her bulletproof vest, and then struck her weapon, disable it. >> sergeant sylvia young is 19 year veteran of the force, as we mentioned before, she is expected to be released from the hospital within the half hour. reporting live from penn presbyterian medical center, alexandria hoff, back to you. >> thanks a lot, alex. detective say they're searching for who hit and killed a philadelphia man in the rhawnhurst neighborhood and never stopped. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabeo tells us the woundily could put investigators closer
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to making a arrest. >> philadelphia police are looking for the person who was behind the wheel of this white chevy cobalt monday night in rhawnhurst. investigators say, the driver seriously injured a 49 year old man, during a hit-and-run in the parking lot of this wells fargo bank at bustleton and bleigh. the crash happened before 11:00 in front of several eyewitnesses, it was with their help police say they tracked the car so quickly. witnesses provided the description and tag information. investigators tracked the registration. and found the smashed vehicle about a mile away on the 7,000 block of rutland street. police say the owner lives on the block, but no driver was found. >> now you are looking at serious crime, for a hit-and-run, and this individual doesn't survive the injuries, you're looking at vehicular homicide. >> the victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition with serious head injuries. police say, he was just about a block away from his home when he was hit. as aid searches for the person responsible, investigators are also trying to determine if this hit-and-run was truly an
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accident or if it was intentional. >> always a possibility for someone to be walking in a parking lot, to be struck by a vehicle t could be an accident t could be intentional act. >> investigators will now check out couple of surveillance cameras at this bank, and at nearby businesses, they'll also dust the striking vehicle for prints to try to determine the last person behind the wheel. in rhawnhurst, jan carabeo, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". after an another win last night the eagles face big test this weekend when they play the steelers at the linc. >> both steelers and the eagles are two and zero so far this season, last night against the bears in chicago, another good game for rookie quarterback carson wentz. he took couple of hard hits, but through for 190 yards, and touchdown with no turnovers. the eagles ryan mathews ran for two touchdowns, the eagles beat the bears 29 to 14. >> and coach doug pederson is talking with the media right now. this is a live picture from the nova care center. we'll hear from coach peterson about the victorious eagles
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later on "eyewitness news" at 5:00. >> president obama addressing the un today for the last time as president. he said leaders must work together to make the worlds a better place. >> we can choose to press forward with a better model of cooperation and integration or we can retreat into a world sharply divided. and, ultimately, in conflict. >> president obama also announced us business leaders have pledged $650 million to help the world refugees. civil rights icon, congressman john lewis, was awarded the liberty medal in philadelphia last night. congressman lewis expected the honor before a crowd at the national constitution center. the 76 year old has a long history fighting for civil rights. he was repeatedly threat winds violence while working for the right to vote in the jim crow south. he even shared the stage with doctor martin luther king,
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jr., at the marsh on washington. >> we made a lot of progress. we have comma great distance. now as some people have said, nothing has changed. i say come and walk in my shoes and i will show you change. >> congressman lewis has represented georgia's fifth district since 1987. >> well, you may want to steady yourself. breaking news out of hollywood this noon, after more than decade long romance, brad-joel even a is no more. >> angelina has filed for divorce from brad pitt. the final straw that reportedly led to the power couple calling it quit. >> angelina jolie and brad pitt recently celebrated their second wedding anniversary. but today, jolie's attorney confirmed the actress has filed for divorce. the entertainment news website "tmz" says jolie is asking for physical custody of the couple's six children and she wants to limit pit to
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visitation, jolie and pit married in 2014, and have been a couple since 2004. sources tell "tmz" jolie is extremely unhappy with the the way pit is parenting the children. her attorney said quote the decision was made for the health of the family. danielle nottingham, cbs news, los angeles. >> oh, well. coming up on cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> you use that information well, i'm proud of you. >> rules of the road are in for self-driving cars. feds come up with regulations to keep people safe from driver-less vehicles. >> and the news, cell phone use verse been waiting for. all when we come
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the the department of transportation. >> cbs news con month dent chris martinez report, the guidelines are aimed athen insuring safer testing before they hit the road. >> federal officials say they see great potential in self-driving vehicles, saving drivers money, time, even lives. but, they also see potential risks. the department of transportation is now unveiling new federal policy, aimed at regulating automated cars before they're allowed on the road. it includes a 15-point safety assessment from vehicle's design, to testing, to deployment. federal transportation officials say they want the ability to approve new driver-less technology, and regulate post sales software
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upgrades. the safety of driver-less cars has come into question in recent months. after a fatal crash involving a tezsla in auto pilot mode, and several crashes of google self-driving cars. >> by laying the markers we're laying, we're simultaneously allowing innovation to happen, and introducing and raising the level of safety on these vehicles. >> the new policy would also seek to have automakers sign assessment forms to certify their vehicles are safe. drivers we spoke with feel uneasy about sharing the road with self-driving cars. >> i don't like it at all. i don't see the reason for it. >> it is like a sci-fi movie. i would be kind of scared. >> officials say, their automated car regulations would be updated annually to keep up with technological advancements. chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles. well, here is some good news, replacements for samsung gal, i note seven are expected to be available tomorrow.
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>> you know the note seven was recalled in the u.s. after more than 92 reports of batteries overheating or catching fire. samsung has urged customers to immediately turnoff the phone, note seven users will be able to get free replacement for their phones. about 10,000 cases of eggo nutri grain whole weight waffles have been recalled in pennsylvania, new jersey, and delaware. they say the waffles could be contaminated when listeria a the recalled waffles are sold in ten count packs. they have business if use by date of november 21st, and november 22nd of 2017. now, there are no report of illnesses so far but kellogg's is asking consumers to throw away the defective products and is offering full refunds. still ahead on "eyewitness news": >> where is the love? we'll have an update on a famous philly park's iconic attraction. justin? >> good afternoon, brighter skies ahead, those clouds thing out right now, that means temperatures are going
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to be going up. signs every fall in the seven day forecast, i'll let you know how cool it gets and when coming up when "eyewitness news" returns. pat toomey started his career as an investment banker. then, a wall street wheeler-dealer, overseeing stock trades in new york, london and tokyo. next, toomey moved to hong kong to work with wealthy chinese investors. in the senate, it's no surprise toomey's been siding with wall street. voting to allow banks to continue making the risky investments that wrecked our economy. pat toomey. he's for wall street. not us
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>> classy. >> yes. >> you know, i was out on the skydeck, deceiving, clouds around, but when you step outside you can feel the humidity around. >> okay. >> hanging on few more days, but there are some signs of fall coming up in the forecast, so little something for everybody in our seven day forecast, until then, still locked into this warm weather pattern, and it will be dry again, so we had the rain yesterday, but now moving back into several day stretch, with some sunshine. but let's take you to the shore right now, little more cloudy. clouds will hold tough all day long here, and you may get few light rain showers, looking live here, the boardwalk of ocean city, and rehoboth beach, delaware, also seeing some rain right now, it is possible to get couple of showers, across extreme southern new jersey and delaware through the afternoon into the evening hours. and here's storm scan3, so we don't have anything heavy as far as the rainfall goes. lingering showers, right along the coastline, for cape may county, down to sussex county, delaware, then the further north and west you go, thinning the clouds out, getting more sunshine in the lehigh valley and poconos,
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starting to see few peaks of sun for philadelphia. not going total sunshine today, but notice increase in sun hour by hour, late in the day. visible satellite shows the bigger cloud cover from the city on south and east. that's where we find the coolest temperatures. so we have the sun, and it makes sense, upper 70s, close to 80 up in allentown, 77 in philadelphia. but lower to mid 70s in south jersey. and as i mention, pretty muggy, dew point temperatures still running hi, for late september. in the upper 60s, that's somewhat of tropical like air mass, so feeling steamy throughout the day today. now, tomorrow we start to drop some of the dew points, call it not bad really for the rest of the week. stays warm. now the reason for the humidity, kind of stuck in the tropical flow right now. this is water vapor imagery, it shows the circulation of the upper atmosphere, areas in green note orange areas dry, need the drier air to push its way into the delaware valley to push out humidity. that won't happen. it will take some time, not until tomorrow, we start feeling the difference, there is the south flow, lingering
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those clouds around, couple of showers across jersey shore. tropics still very active. two storms we're watching. this is tropical storm karl, forecast to become a hurricane over the next five days, and potentially impact bermuda this weekend. so if you have a trip planned out to bermuda, not the best ideal conditions there. farther west, we head to tropical storm lisa, newly form storm, forecast to stay over the open waters the atlantic, that's some good news. back home slow improvement as far as the sky cover goes, front showily moves or shore, lingering showers over the carolinas the next few days, high pressure moves back over the delaware valley tomorrow. that locks us in the dry pattern, here we go again, several days no big rain chances coming in our forecast. and it stays warm. here is the overall pattern, jet stream to the north, all of the cold air still up in canada, this time of year usually start to see the jet trying to come southward, on holds little bit. so through friday, in a warm pattern but watch what happens. the weekend little drop in the jet stream. that will will bring more of
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fall like conditions for the first official weekend of the fall season, so we will drop our temperatures bit below average. so again, decrease in clouds today, up to 84 degrees, then tonight, mostly clear, mild, 68 for the city, little cooler in the suburbs, and check out this extended forecast, getting mostly sunny as we head into tomorrow. 86 degrees, that's warm, we should be in the mid and upper 70s this time of year, a lot of sunshine on thursday, and friday, and as we head to the weekends, that starts to change it up little bit. we start off warm saturday. that bridges us to our weekends watch. so, here, should be -- always looking ahead to the weekends. so let's dive in little more here. saturday there is a chance for a shower, mainly early in the day, not a big deal. i wouldn't cancel the plans. sunday is the day if you like fall like conditions, much cooler. over night lows dropping to the 40's, 50's, this weekend. jim, brooke, back to you. >> thanks so much, justin. the brazilian flag is flying over philadelphia city hall this noon. it is in tribute to this weekend's brazilian festival
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commemorating brazil's independence from portugal. the festival celebrates brazil qual arts, culture, wrapping up with concert at penn's landing this sunday. we'll be right back.
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>> coming up later today on "eyewitness news" at 5:00 does the grade of gas that you buy matters if premium is worth the extra cash at the pump or whether you are wasting your money, today at 5:00.
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we'll get update later this afternoon on the renovations transforming philadelphia's love park. now, we have learned there will be inter-active display, so you can see the plans up close. you may recall the love statue was moved last february, plans for the park include a complete make-over for the city's visitor center, there is also going to be some waterproofing for the garage, under the park, the $16.5 million project is set to re-open next spring. >> and that's "eyewitness news" today at noon. i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas. for justin and all every us here, thanks for watching. >> "eyewitness news" continues at 5:00. and we're always on line at cbsphilly.com. as always the young and the restless is next. have a great day.
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>> jill: neither one of you is quitting. would you please sit down? >> billy: i came here to work, not be judged. >> victoria: well, then maybe you shouldn't have slept with your brother's wife. >> billy: really, vick? is that the way it's gonna be? >> victoria: you're all over the tabloids. that's how it's gonna be everywhere you go. >> jill: stop it! we have a very important commercial to prep for. let's get to work. now, cane, i would like you to go over the scripts with billy. >> cane: sure. >> jill: and, victoria, i would like a word with you in private. >> victoria: [ sighs ] >> cane: okay. >> victoria: if this is gonna be how you expect me to cut billy some slack, you can forget it. what he did was despicable. >> jill: you expect an argument out of me? i couldn't agree with you more about my miserable excuse for a son. >> nikki: well, look at u.

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